In addition to being the founder and CEO of Herzog & Company/HCO, an Emmy®-winning television production company and entertainment marketing firm based in Los Angeles, Mark Herzog often directs, produces or executive produces many of HCO's projects.
Currently, Herzog is executive-producing The History of Comedy, an eight-part documentary series in partnership with Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner for CNN as well as The Nineties, the continuation of the Emmy-nominated decades' series in partnership with Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman. Also premiering in 2017, Herzog is executive-producing the six-part Netflix doc series Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On with executive producer Rashida Jones. For CNN Films, Herzog produced and directed the documentary Lady Valor: The Kristen Beck Story. He also executive-produced Killing Lincoln for Nat Geo and the award-winning Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope for PBS.
Herzog's recent credits include The Agent, a documentary series for Esquire that followed the highly competitive world of professional football representation, and Celebrity Adventure Club for Travel Channel, a three-part celebrity hosted travel exploration. Earlier series and special projects include the acclaimed Gettysburg for the History Channel, which was nominated for eight Emmys and won four awards. He also directed David McCullough: Painting with Words for HBO and Playtone, which was short-listed for an Oscar, and co-directed The Work to Come with Ken Burns.